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2 arrested, 1 wanted in illegal street racing investigation

1 year 7 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, February 05 2020 Feb 5, 2020 February 05, 2020 12:37 PM February 05, 2020 in News - Local

WESLACO – Department of Public Safety troopers arrested two people suspected of taking part in an illegal street racing organization in Cameron County.

According to the release sent by DPS spokesman Lt. Chris Olivarez, an illegal racing investigation was launched in May of 2019.

The investigation revealed “races are being held where numerous vehicles attend to spectate and participants gamble on the outcome of the contests.”

Jenny Marie Davalos, 36, and Cameron Edward Molina, 27, were arrested and charged with racing on highway.

Investigators are still searching for Jose Luis Esquivel – another person suspected of illegal street racing.

Anyone with information is asked to call DPS at 956-565-7600.

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